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On Apr 15, 2020
@MassBio shared
#Biotech #VentureCapitalists are continuing efforts to launch new drug #startups despite #COVID19 disruptions. In fact, #VCs may be able to consider more new #biotech opportunities now that videoconferences have replaced travel to meetings https://t.co/QmPQHWwlFx @WSJ
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Biotech VCs Steer Around Covid-19 Obstacles

Biotech VCs Steer Around Covid-19 Obstacles

Investors at firms such as Atlas Venture, Third Rock Ventures, Avalon Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners and MPM Capital say they are finding ways to continue launching and building biotech ...

On Apr 14, 2020
@Forbes shared
Here's how one top biotech investor eyes healthcare in a post-coronavirus world: https://t.co/9v5LbVJjWV #ForbesMidas https://t.co/VhJkskfpZ7
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‘We’ll See Some Pretty Big Changes’: How One Top Biotech Investor Eyes Healthcare In A Post-Coronavirus World

‘We’ll See Some Pretty Big Changes’: How One Top Biotech Investor Eyes Healthcare In A Post-Coronavirus World

Arch Venture Partners' managing director, Kristina Burow, sees the healthcare sector poised to come out stronger as it innovates against COVID-19.

On Apr 14, 2020
@IAmBiotech shared
[email protected] and @GSK collaborate to speed up #coronavirus #vaccine development https://t.co/hlIt7dxyTQ
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Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline collaborate to speed up coronavirus vaccine development

Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline collaborate to speed up coronavirus vaccine development

Sanofi plans to use technology from GlaxoSmithKline to accelerate the development of its experimental vaccine against the novel coronavirus.

On Apr 20, 2020
@big4bio shared
"Combining sustained public market appetite, good performances by crossover investors and traditional funds working with new or recently raised assets, we believe that the healthy run in biopharma will continue." #biopharma #StockMarket #NASDAQ #IPOs https://t.co/2NZZlB8dXg
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‘The silver lining:’ Biotech IPOs in the time of coronavirus

‘The silver lining:’ Biotech IPOs in the time of coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the public markets, leading to a “disastrous” first quarter and “throwing a wrench” in what Renaissance Capital once expected to be the most productive IPO ...

On Apr 15, 2020
@GVteam shared
Welcome to GV. @Cerevance takes a differentiated approach to neurotherapeutics, creating new medicines for patients with serious diseases / @brobbs @schenkein – https://t.co/dN3FrM5Bkm
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Gates, GV chip into $45M round for CNS biotech Cerevance

Gates, GV chip into $45M round for CNS biotech Cerevance

Four months after inking its first Big Pharma partnership, Cerevance is topping up its coffers with a $45 million raise. The proceeds will push the company’s lead Parkinson’s disease ...

On Apr 17, 2020
@big4bio shared
RT @LifeSciVC: Value Creation And Destruction: Dispersion of Performance In Biotech IPOs. https://t.co/ScOuFAD0hl $75B in net value creation in the current 2013-2020 super-cycle. Majority driven by very few big winners. And M&A deals. https://t.co/0rrH1jlgKH
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Value Creation And Destruction: Dispersion of Performance In Biotech IPOs

Value Creation And Destruction: Dispersion of Performance In Biotech IPOs

The biotech IPO market in 2020 remains strong, despite the volatility and COVID headwinds. We’ve seen stellar pricings and good after-market performance, with ten new offerings already this ...

On Apr 17, 2020
@big4bio shared
The NIH's partnership with 16 drugmakers has been named "Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines." #COVID19 https://t.co/8JCRbEVsWJ
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NIH spearheads broad partnership with drugmakers, regulators to speed COVID-19 therapies

NIH spearheads broad partnership with drugmakers, regulators to speed COVID-19 therapies

The initiative reflects the urgency for drugmakers to work together, rather than independently, to advance promising treatments for the novel coronavirus.

On Apr 20, 2020
@CBinsights shared
How Covid-19 Is Impacting First Fundings To Startups In 3 Major US Tech Hubs https://t.co/wlWdP8Frq6
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How Covid-19 Is Impacting First Fundings To Startups In 3 Major US Tech Hubs

How Covid-19 Is Impacting First Fundings To Startups In 3 Major US Tech Hubs

Recently, we’ve analyzed how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected overall startup funding, seed-stage investments, and corporate venture capital investments. In this post, we take a look at ...